Two Ways to Root Android ONE Devices

Get familiar with Android ONE

Android ONE and Android, aren’t they the same?

There is no need for getting confused with Android and Android ONE. Android ONE is the "stock" version of Android OS developed and launched by Google in 2014. If you do not have Android ONE as your OS in your device, then most probably the Android OS you have is a modified version that mobile handset manufacturers offer with their devices. Android ONE is simple, secure, and smart, with fresh OS updates.

Main features of Android ONE

  • It has a neat and bloatware free simple interface.
  • It ensures security through Google Play Protect.
  • It is a smart OS, well optimized to support Google Assistant and other services from Google.
  • Android ONE is fresh, with its promised software updates for two years. Usual Android devices have updates depending on OEMs.
  • It predefines the hardware standards, bringing down the extra work.
  • It brings cost effective devices, with the basic and reliable OS.

Benefits of rooting Android ONE

Here in this section we will discuss the benefits of rooting an Android ONE device:

  • A rooted device performs better as you have more free memory.
  • Android ONE rooting will stop the popup Ads coming up during mobile use.
  • You have more free space in your device as you can delete various preinstalled Apps.
  • Rooting would help your device to install tracking Apps, so that you can track your mobile, in situations like loss or theft.
  • You are able to install custom ROMs that enhance your flash memory. You get more storage, when you perform Android ONE rooting.
  • You can download more Apps, which were "incompatible" before your Android ONE was rooted.

How to root Android ONE with a root tool

Android ONE rooting tools make your device perform better in various ways, through higher memory, no popup Ads, and much more. It is essential to know the best methods to root your Android ONE mobile properly, so that you don’t damage the device in due process.

The Android ONE root software dr.fone - Root has ample benefits to meet the specific needs of the user.

Let’s go through the features of this Android ONE root tool:

dr.fone - Root

Best Free Tool to Root Android ONE

  • It is an uncomplicated and easy-to-use Android ONE root tool.
  • The root feature is absolutely free to use.
  • The safest way to root your Android ONE mobile without losing any data.
  • Rated as one of the leading rooting programs in the market.
  • Highest rooting success rate without bricking your Android device.
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Preparing for rooting

It is important to meet system requirements before carrying out the rooting exercise. After ensuring that everything is in place, you should proceed for the Android ONE rooting operation using dr.fone - Root.

Here are the prerequisites to carry out Android ONE rooting –

I. First and foremost create a backup file for all your device data.

II. Ensure there is enough power (more than 80%) in your mobile’s battery. It will prevent shutdown of your mobile at the mid of this rooting process.

III. Choose a device specific program to perform Android ONE rooting. dr.fone - Root is a reliable option in that case.

IV. You need to disable any firewall and antivirus on your PC.

Now that you understood the things to be taken care of before initiating the root operation, let’s get through the step-by-step guide.

Root an Android ONE device via dr.fone- Root

Step 1: Connect the device with your PC

Launch dr.fone after its installation completes. Use a USB cable to connect your Android ONE device and the computer. You need to ensure that the connection has been established properly. Now, dr.fone's software window will show you multiple options to choose from. Here, you have to choose the "Root" feature.

main interface for android one root

Step 2: Detect the Android ONE device

Next, from the upcoming window you are required to select the user agreement and hit on the "Start" button, the software will then start detecting your mobile phone's information and a compatible rooting package for it.

start to root android one

Step 3: Initiate the rooting

After the device and the package information gets detected, choose "Root Now". Now, the rooting process will start. Allow rooting by clicking "Confirm" on the popup appearing on the dr.fone - Root screen.

allow rooting of android one

Step 4: Rooting complete

When rooting is complete, you'll get a screen prompting you that "Android ONE device root completed!" You can then disconnect your mobile from the PC.

rooted android one

How to root Android ONE devices with Android ONE Toolkit

Apart from other leading software applications available in the market, you can also root your Android ONE mobile using Android ONE toolkit. It supports only Android devices and helps to recover flash memory, relocks or unlocks – root locked or unlocked Bootloader, and allows single/bulk APK installation.

Rooting with Android ONE toolkit is quite a lengthy and time consuming process, more over you have to be very attentive towards the process or you may end up bricking your Android device. Ensure to take necessary backups and charge the battery before starting the rooting process.

Let’s go through the step-by-step process to download Android ONE Toolkit and root an Android ONE device.

1. Download the Android ONE Toolkit software to your PC from the internet for free. Install it once download is complete.

2. Connect your Android ONE device and the computer using a USB cable. Launch Android ONE Toolkit and select "Install Drivers". You should see your device in the list.

main screen of android one toolkit

3. Click "Unlock Bootloader" to let the device enter fastboot mode. Unlock the Bootloader with your device specific key and click "Flash Recovery". Wait a few seconds.

Unlock Bootloader

4. Once the recovery is flashed on screen, click on "Root" to initiate Android ONE device rooting. Disconnect your device from the computer when rooting is complete.

click Root

5. Check if SuperSU is installed in your phone or not. In case it is missing, download from Google Play Store and launch the App. If a popup appears, when you click "Check Root Access" and asks root permission, you have successfully rooted your Android ONE device.

SuperSU installed

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